No. "Things" here means actual objects, whether it's money or a cup of sugar or a hammer. Something that your neighbor has that you don't."Please swallow your pride, if I have things you need to borrow".
2. 'Things' seemed to be 'faiths' when I heard the song. Can someone confirm?
"Call on me" means to ask me. Either in person or via telephone, however. It's fairly common usage. "If you need anything, you know you can always call on me.""You just call on me, brother, when you need a hand"
3. What does 'call on me' mean? Is it a common usage?
"Right up the road" means that he lives nearby. Technically, it would mean that he lives on the same street as you, but a few houses away. In general, though, we'll say "right up the road" to indicate a place that is nearby. Yes, it's commonly used. And "call me" in this example means either via telephone or to stop by in person and ask for help.'m right up the road, I'll share your load if you just call me".
4. What does 'I'm right up the road' mean? Is it a common usage?
5. Does 'call' mean 'make a phone call'?
I love this song, by the way. Did you know that Bill Withers, the man who wrote and sang it, used to work for Boeing Aircraft, installing toilets on airplanes? He wrote this song while at work, thinking of the way his co-workers always helped each other out.